Horley fireworks blaze under investigation

West Sussex Fire and Rescue
West Sussex Fire and Rescue

Firefighters were called to Horley last night when outbuildings storing fireworks caught fire.

Crews from Reigate and Crawley were called to a shop in Heath Green Lane shortly after 11.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, August 20).

They described the outbuildings as ‘well alight’ and said the fire had also spread to a flat next door.

The outbuildings were ‘severely damaged’ in the fire and the cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Crews left the scene shortly after 1.20am today.

Anyone who witnessed the fire can call the newsdesk on 01293 845058 or email sheena.campbell@jpress.co.uk.